July 11th session cancelled at The Wilds, 80% chance of thunderstorms!

Don’t we usually dry out in July? It’s not looking promising for catching bees tomorrow. We don’t have a third rain date, but I am available on July 18th and will be at the Wilds to give it a try. I know schedules get full, but if you’re able to make it on the 18th, we’ll do our best to get our July data collected. I will post any possible changes to that schedule (rain????) here by next Monday.

Cheers, and the plus is I don’t have to water the garden!!

Denise

July’s visit to The Wilds

Hi all! Just a quick note to remind everyone that our July session is not the first Tuesday, July 4th, but is scheduled for Thursday July 6th. Unfortunately, the weather forecast in Cumberland for Thursday calls for an 80% chance of thunderstorms. Our rain date is Tuesday, July 11th, which right now looks sunny and warm as far as the forecast goes.

I will update this site on Wednesday evening, and will make the call by 6:30AM (if not before) on Thursday if we’ll be postponing this week due to rain.

Remember you can always call or text me just to be sure: 330 495 1284.

Happy 4th to all!

Denise

June’s visit to the Wilds, 6/6

Hi all! The weather looks promising for Tuesday’s visit to the Wilds! Remember your field equipment: camera/phone, water, sun screen, water, food, backpack, tick-resistant clothing (long socks and pants), hat. Call my cell if you need to reach me: 330 495 1284. I know Janice is off this month; anyone else?

I’ll be staying for the afternoon to help with Rebecca’s other field work.

See you at 10AM in the main parking lot!

Denise

The Wilds volunteer?

Hi all! If you  have registered as Wilds volunteers, could you also email me?  Then I can be in contact directly. Thanks!

Cheers,

 

Rebecca Swab, Ph.D

Director of Restoration Ecology

The Wilds

 

Office: 740.638.5030 ext 2084          14000 International Rd

Fax: 740.638.2287                               Cumberland, OH 43732

rswab@thewilds.org

 

A note from Rebecca at The Wilds

It was nice to meet the volunteers on Tuesday.  Here’s the link, if anyone wants to be registered as Wilds volunteers.  Since you already know what areas you want to volunteer, you can skip most of the long questions.  Answer the question “How did you hear about this opportunity” with something like “I am volunteering with Karen Goodell’s bee brigade and would like to volunteer with restoration ecology as well.”

https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=671670879 

Once registered, hours can be logged in. Volunteers will get some emails from our volunteer coordinator Brandon with more information. 

Cheers,

Rebecca Swab, Ph.D

Director of Restoration Ecology

The Wilds

Office: 740.638.5030 ext 2084          14000 International Rd

Fax: 740.638.2287                               Cumberland, OH 43732

rswab@thewilds.org

May 2nd field training session@the Wilds

The Wilds, Muskingum County, Ohio - The animals are just amazing at The Wilds. Hi all! I’m so excited about our first training session in the field on Tuesday, May 2nd. 

The Wilds:

14000 International Rd, Cumberland, OH 43732

Meet in the visitor parking lot. Plan on arriving around 9:45 to give us time to find each other.

To bring:

Food and water, long pants, hats and sunscreen.  Bug spray the day before on clothes.  Also plastic jars, a hand lens if you have one, and cameras/phones.  

Karen Goodell will be on hand to help practice netting and answer questions as needed. She predicts we will end up around noon (and hopes we’ll find flowers blooming!).

If you have a personal net, please bring it. I will have loaner nets for everyone to keep for the season.

For this first session, we will meet regardless of the weather. Karen will be on hand, even if the bees won’t.

If the number below isn’t your cell phone number, please e-mail Denise with your correct number: ellsworth.2@osu.edu

Also, if you are NOT planning to come, or are unable to come at the last minute, please e-mail or txt me: 330-495-1284. That way, I won’t worry about you, lost with the cheetah in pursuit!!

See you Tuesday!

Jane O’Brien

obrienjs@hiram.edu

330 338-4218

Don Skaggs

donskaggs1@gmail.com

614-581=0150

Shayne Marhofer

Beedaffy1@aol.com

419-571-5080

Patricia Dutton

duttonp51@gmail.com

330-763-0474

Janice Mark

markjanice18@yahoo.com

Home: 330 673 6655 Cell: 216 392 6097

Rose Mary Burns

burnses2@gmail.com

440-344-0008

Dean Babcock

dean.babcock@gmail.com

419 308 6251

Beth Fischer

b_messner@roadrunner.com

440-969-4981

Shayne Marhofer

Beedaffy1@aol.com

419-571-5080

Denise Ellsworth

ellsworth.2@osu.edu

330-495-1284

Bonnie Twaddle

twaddlb@mountunion.edu

330-821-8883

Cali Granger

grangercali@yahoo.com

330-614-2637